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Mobility Aid

Wheeled Knee Walker for Diabetes

Led By Audrey R Zucker-Levin, PhD
Research Sponsored by University of Saskatchewan
Eligibility Criteria Checklist
Specific guidelines that determine who can or cannot participate in a clinical trial
Must have
cognitively functional
have at least one palpable foot pulse
Screening 3 weeks
Treatment Varies
Follow Up 12 weeks
Awards & highlights

Study Summary

This trial will compare the use of a wheeled knee walker to usual and customary care in order to determine whether it improves clinical outcomes and quality of life for people with diabetic foot ulcers.

Eligible Conditions
  • Diabetes

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

You may be eligible if you check “Yes” for the criteria below
You have normal cognitive function.
You can feel at least one pulse in your foot.
You have a minor foot ulcer that does not go too deep and is not infected.


Screening ~ 3 weeks
Treatment ~ Varies
Follow Up ~12 weeks
This trial's timeline: 3 weeks for screening, Varies for treatment, and 12 weeks for reporting.

Treatment Details

Study Objectives

Outcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
Primary outcome measures
Wound Healing
Secondary outcome measures
Physical Function
Quality of Life: The Diabetic Foot Ulcer Scale (DFS)

Trial Design

2Treatment groups
Experimental Treatment
Active Control
Group I: Intervention GroupExperimental Treatment1 Intervention
The Intervention Group will receive usual and customary care from their vascular specialist and they will be provided and trained to use the wheeled knee walker.
Group II: Control groupActive Control1 Intervention
The Control Group will receive usual and customary care from their vascular specialist.

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Who is running the clinical trial?

Saskatchewan Health Research FoundationOTHER
32 Previous Clinical Trials
4,921 Total Patients Enrolled
University of SaskatchewanLead Sponsor
251 Previous Clinical Trials
154,342 Total Patients Enrolled
Audrey R Zucker-Levin, PhDPrincipal InvestigatorUniversity of Saskatchewan
1 Previous Clinical Trials
200 Total Patients Enrolled

Media Library

Wheeled Knee Walker (Mobility Aid) Clinical Trial Eligibility Overview. Trial Name: NCT04257565 — N/A
Diabetes Research Study Groups: Intervention Group, Control group
Diabetes Clinical Trial 2023: Wheeled Knee Walker Highlights & Side Effects. Trial Name: NCT04257565 — N/A
Wheeled Knee Walker (Mobility Aid) 2023 Treatment Timeline for Medical Study. Trial Name: NCT04257565 — N/A

Frequently Asked Questions

These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.

What is the projected participant size for this trial?

"Affirmative. According to records hosted on clinicaltrials.gov, this medical experiment was posted initially on May 1st 2022 and is still actively recruiting participants. A total of 68 patients need to be sourced from a single location."

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Is this trial currently accessible to participants?

"Affirmative. As indicated on clinicaltrials.gov, this trial is currently recruiting participants, having originally been published on May 1st 2022 and most recently edited a fortnight later. 68 individuals will be enrolled at one testing site."

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~23 spots leftby Apr 2025